Tuesday, 29 June 2010

cure for a jaded palate

I am tired of flowers and cakes.

Combinable Wall I and II (1961)

I need to see eye-popping slabs of colour.

Gloria in Excelsis (1963)

I need an injection of Hofmann.

Autumn Gold (1957)

"the ability to simplify
means to eliminate the unnecessary
so that the necessary may speak"

Hans Hofmann (1880 -1966)

13 comments:

  1. LOL It is looking that way...do you sew??

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  2. Or a stained glass class?

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  3. I too was tired of 'pretty' so I posted a pile of dirty laundry on my blog last time - for a change. You did a better change!

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  4. MrsM is the colour in my life ...

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  5. MrM: you officially won me over with this sentence.
    Absolutely breathtaking.
    Chapeau.

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  6. Lovely burst of colour, and thank you for that quote, it really speaks to me.

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  7. Alice's shopping list: coffee, walnuts......... (he's beginning to win hearts! ;0))

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  8. thanks for your uplifting words of antenatal wisdom! the swimming costume will happen!

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  9. Wow, what a charmer Mr M is!!!

    The last quote reminds me of another favourite of mine: "All my life I have sought the simplicity of a single line" (Antoine Watteau)

    Beautiful paintings.

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  10. I think I might turn Gloria in Excelsis into a quilt.

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  11. It's lovely. But you can't be tired of flowers and cakes. You'll be saying you're bored of your crockery next.

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